The blurring of creative titles is already happening. People who work in digital entertainment move between film, games, mobile and music throughout their careers. Captivate is bringing together these creative industries to make connections, learn and solidify as a community. Our technology conferences are both cutting edge and rooted in years of creative history.
See the latest technology and cutting edge projects at the Captivate Expo
Learn from industry leaders in keynote sessions, workshops, panels and presentations
Master classes and workshops taught by innovators and thought leaders
Hear from the researchers at the forefront of these fields
Hear the most recent ways that film and games converge and cross-pollinate
The Captivate Conference is a non-profit entity owned by IGDA-Austin.
Captivate is founded by members of the digital media community and is a non-profit entity (501.c.6). The greater Austin community realized that several creative industries had more in common than in previous years. As technology advances industries like film, music, games and mobile are colliding at rapid pace. Captivate is embracing this convergence and looking to the future of maintaining a creative ecosystem. As business models change and the ever fickle consumer market with it, creatives need to keep pace and learn new ways of thriving.
For industry professionals the conference content will have high focus on professional development, leadership competencies and business skills required to survive in today’s market. Gathering top experts to share their knowledge and wisdom Captivate will showcase emerging trends, business models and new ideas. Our goal is to provide professionals with the tools and opportunities they need to excel.